Ted's Remedies

Posted by R on 07/19/2007

I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroenteritis, and Acid Reflux (that is just my stomach problems), so most things certainly make me feel worse (horrible diarrhea)... ACV definitely doesn't agree w/ me. I cannot possibly be getting any vitamins...from food, because my stomach won't tolerate hardly anything. I can usually only eat wheat bread, just plain bread, without getting sick and that is almost it. Fruits and vegetables make me very sick to my stomach. I cannot eat dairy... I am 40 yrs. old and have had stomach problems, most of my life. I am desperate to get well, for my family... I have not had energy...in so many years, that I cannot remember. I almost never leave home. Besides the stomach...problems, I always feel so tired, lightheaded (brain fog?)... Cancer runs in my family, horribly. That is scary. So many people have died w/ cancer in my family. My mother and sister both had thyroid cancer (they are still w/ us, thank God) and my mother also had kidney cancer (removal of half a kidney). I do take B-100 (time release B Complex) & Turmeric (it doesn't have iodine in it, does it?)--as I am having problems with cystic acne again & cannot find what is causing it, this time. It is so embarrassing and can be painful. I have spent thousands of dollars in my lifetime, on acne medications.... Ted, is it possible to cure my gastrointestinal problems? As I know there is no known cure, for any of my problems, according to doctor's.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
384 posts

The simplest remedy for people who can't stand the ACV is the lemon and baking soda (8 teaspoon of lemon and 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda in 1/2 glass of water), or just 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda in 1/2 glass taken twice a day. The alkalizing should detoxify most of what is going on. However it may take about a month before the negative reaction of foods are reduced. The liver needs to clear them of fats and vitamin E may help.

I have had a similar case like that, which was toxicity buildup in the liver and heavy metal. The more chinese parsley cannot be tolerated, the more important is the remedy, but the less the amount the body needs such as once or twice a week, taken at 1-4 leaves only.

This has happened and after the baking soda and quite possibly magnesium supplements, the allergic reactions to many foods were reduced gradually until the second month where it was possible to eat most of the foods quite normally.

Magnesium, baking soda and sometimes sea salt is used to detoxify the body fluids, while lecithin detoxify fats and oil buildup since it is a fat emulsifier. Other supplements such as taurine and milk thistle may further help. Sea salt such as 1/4 teaspoon in 1 liter of water may help reduce the irritable bowel syndrome taken throughout the day for a couple of days.

Getting both urine pH and saliva pH to 7, is important to reduce the cancer problems by increasing the body's oxygen by reducing the body's excess acidity and carbon dioxide much like adding baking soda to a soda water. It takes about a month of alkalizing to notice improvements in cancer conditions or at least 3 weeks. Most gastrointestinal problem is the body's inability to neutralized the digested acidic foods where the digested acid food has a tendency to digest the persons' gastrointestinal organ, and hence the sickness.

Replied by Anna
North Miami Beach, FL
06/13/2008

my husband has ulcerative colitis. I wanted to ask if the baking soda would likely cause more diarrhea in a uc patient. thanks

Replied by Jacqui
Bozeman, Montana, USA
04/15/2009

I have irritable bowel syndrome and use acidophilis and digestive enzymes according to directions on bottles and really takes away the acid and I use fish oil and magneseium which helps with constipation.

Replied by Erica
Pdx, Oregon
03/12/2010

R- I am sorry to hear of your troubles. You should look into going on a gluten free diet. All of your symptoms sound like what I've experienced--and have been cured from by following a gluten and casein free diet (among other things). I believe that even the amazing remedies on this site could be put back on the shelf by following a g-free diet. If you treat your body well from the start, it won't cause you problems later on! And even people who don't think they are "allergic" or "intolerant" to gluten... well... I don't know what to say to them other than it will affect you down the road, either way.

It is also important to note that thyroid problems, as well as other autoimmune disorders could be prevented by removing the aggravation and inflammatory cause. That is not to say that they can be cured once the damage has been done. But with anything, preventative medicine is the best medicine, and diet is 100% the most important thing, because what you put into your body definitely determines how well it will function.

Replied by Cate
Melbourne, Vic., Australia
03/31/2013

I know the first poster posted back in 2007 but this is still relevant for people reading now, or new to the site. Last night I skimmed through 'Wheat Belly' by William Davis. I bought it for my mother (who probably won't read it... ). I have been on a gluten-free diet for six years, and paleo/primal diet for the past year.

Gluten-free made a huge difference, and I mean MASSIVE. But paleo went that step further and basically free'd me from the last of the niggling issues like thin hair and brain fog. Not a trace of the old back pain, IBS, depression, PMS, stomach cramps etc.

So back to the book; as a beginners guide to what wheat is doing to you- and only eating bread is most certainly the culprit with your cancers, fatigue, etc. - I couldn't recommend it highly enough. But as you get comfortable with the recipes in the back of the book and the whole g-free diet in general, small things will make you realise it's a close answer, but not perfect template for 100% health. Whereas the paleo template pretty much is perfect (as a template, to be learned in general then tweaked to perfection based on your own body/genes).

I hope you're still alive and better yet, thriving!


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